You didn’t choose me. I chose you.

 I appointed you to go and produce  lasting fruit, so that the Father will  give you whatever you ask for, 

 using my name.

 John 15:16 (NLT) 

sphac staff

Rev. Dr. Stephen T. Xiong

SENIOR PASTOR

Kx. Txawj Riam Xyooj

Education:  

  • BS in Business Administration

  • MS in Theology and counseling

  • Ph.D in Leadership in Theology

  • Graduated and Certified TEE & MSP instructor

 

Experience:  

  • Started ministry as an elder at age 20

  • Served15 years in the board of elder

  • Served 20 years as a pastor
     

Family:  

Married since 1981; 3 sons, 2 daughters, 2 grandchildren

 

Hobbies:  

Fishing, hunting and flying

Certified private pilot

 

Email:  

xhtxawjriam@sphac.org

Rev. Gary and Melissa Xiong

CARE PASTOR & ZONE LEADER

Kx. Paj Ntxawg Xyooj

Education:  

  • MA - Columbia International University  

  • BS - Toccoa Falls College

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Experience:  

  • 2011 - Current: Care/Senior Adult Pastor of SPHAC

  • 2005-2011: Senior Pastor of Oroville  Hmong Alliance Church 

  • 1998-2002: Senior Pastor of Boulder Hmong Alliance Church  
     

Family:  

Married since 1976; 3 daughters; 2 sons; 8 grandchildren

 

Hobbies:  

Singing, storytelling, hunting, hiking and  camping

 

Email:  

kxpajntxawg@sphac.org

Pastor Sherman Yang
YOUTH PASTOR

Education: 

  • BA in Youth and Family Ministry at Crown College

  • Minor - Pastoral Leadership at Crown College

Experience: 

  • Worship Leader, Discipleship Coordinator, and HSF President at Crown College 

  • Next Generation Pastor at Agape Hmong Alliance Church 

  • Paraprofessional, Soccer Coach at Tracy Area Public High School 

  • Volleyball Coach at Tracy Area Public High School & at Club Tonka Volleyball 

Family: 

Single

Hobbies: 

Music, Song Writing, Sports, and games

 

Email: 

xhshermanyang@sphac.org

Khoua Lord

CUSTODIAN/JANITOR

Qhua Lauj

Education: 

High School Diploma and some college and Technical College, and Business

Experiences: 

2017- Current: Custodian at SPHAC

Medical Assembly, QA, Warehouse Packaging and receiving, Personal Cleaning Business, HGDT, CPR and AED certified

Family: 

Married since 2001; one child

Hobbies:

Fishing, camping, family time, walking and sight seeing

Email: 

lordkhoua@gmail.com